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From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States' Rights, and the Federal Government

Carol Gelderman is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Orleans. She has written eight books, including A Free Man of Color and His Hotel… 788 more words

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Judge Kavanaugh - the US Criticism

Whatever you think about how the USA chooses its most senior Judges, it’s worth understanding what the most substantial criticisms of Judge Kavanaugh’s jurisprudence so far seem to be. 29 more words

It was only a matter of time before failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton weighed in on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, and it appears to have been time she spent working on a top notch critique: that Kavanaugh could return the United States to the days of slavery.

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The retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy was appointed to the Supreme Court by a president Reagan.  Kennedy was supposed to be a conservative judge appointed by a Republican president.  168 more words

Friday Links

Happy Friday! It’s been a week, I went into the World cup quarter finals with four teams and came out of the semis with no teams. 541 more words


Judge Kavanaugh - Outside Broadcast

Here is my first Vlog-cast … on responses to Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination to the US Supreme Court. See here also for that Harvard Law Review article… 85 more words

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg Claims The U.S. Constitution is ‘Outdated’

85-year-old Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg has told a foreign TV audience that the Constitution of the United States is “outdated” and inferior to the South African Constitution, raising serious concerns regarding her mental state and suitability for ongoing employment.  639 more words